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The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

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The Council of Academic Affairs holds a meeting Sept. 16 in Booth library.

CAA met and discussed Senior Seminar requirements

Staff Report September 16, 2021

The Council for Academic Affairs met briefly Tuesday to discuss action items including allowing capstone classes for senior seminars. If the council approves this proposal, students in departments with...

Kai Hung, a biology professor, laughs during the Sept. 5 2019 CAA meeting in Room 4440 of Booth Library. The council voted to approve 21 nursing program items and to consider weighted GPAs during the admission process.

CAA to discuss capstones, senior seminars

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief September 15, 2021

Capstone courses as senior seminars will be a topic of conversation during the Council on Academic Affairs at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Witters Conference Room in Booth Library. The topic has been a part...

CAA to vote on 2 program revisions on Thursday

News Staff March 12, 2020

Two program revisions will be voted on by the Council on Academic Affairs during its meeting Thursday in Room 4440 of Booth Library. The two programs being voted on will be the theatre arts and general...

STAFF EDITORIAL: CAA’s OMA vote was right decision

Staff Editorial March 9, 2020

Eastern’s Council on Academic Affairs voted unanimously at its Thursday meeting last week to reject a bylaw change that would make it no longer subject to the Illinois Open Meetings Act. The proposed...

CAA rejects OMA changes

Corryn Brock, Luke Taylor March 6, 2020

The Council on Academic Affairs unanimously rejected changes to its proposal regarding The Open Meetings Act during its meeting Thursday. The proposed revision would have changed the language in the bylaws...

CAA OKs 2 program revisions Thursday

Staff Report February 28, 2020

The Council on Academic Affairs approved two program revisions and one course revision at its meeting Thursday in Booth Library. Eastern’s Public Health: Community Health B.S. was revised so it now...

Program, major, course revisions on CAA’s agenda

Corryn Brock, News Editor February 27, 2020

The Council on Academic Affairs will vote on revisions to programs, majors and courses during its meeting Thursday in Room 4440 of Booth Library. Changes to the Nutrition and Dietetics Program will also...

CAA reinstates bylaws Thursday

JJ Bullock, Editor-in-Chief February 21, 2020

The Council on Academic Affairs voted to reinstate its bylaws at its meeting Thursday afternoon. The CAA voted to suspend its bylaws at its meeting last week while it awaited a ruling from the public access...

CAA to vote on revision to credit for prior learning

Corryn Brock, News Editor February 20, 2020

The Council on Academic Affairs will vote on an action item to revise credit for prior learning during its meeting Thursday at 2 p.m. in Room 4440 of Booth Library. If approved, the proposal will change...

STAFF EDITORIAL: CAA should be compliant with OMA

Editorial Staff February 13, 2020

Eastern’s Council on Academic Affairs, at the behest of University Counsel Laura McLaughlin, is considering an amendment to its bylaws which would no longer subject the CAA to the Illinois Open Meetings...

CAA to discuss OMA bylaw revision Thursday

Logan Raschke and Corryn Brock February 13, 2020

The Council on Academic Affairs will discuss CAA and the Open Meetings Act again during its Thursday meeting, and Eastern’s general counsel Laura McLaughlin said she still stands by her opinion that...

McLaughlin talks to CAA about OMA

News Staff February 7, 2020

The Council on Academic Affairs approved a program change within the geology department, which will change the way students complete their work in field camps. Eastern was able to send students to do...

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